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New York Times, Friday, August 3, 1990

Author:
Daniel Girardi
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Daniel Girardi has 41 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,878
Across
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French brandy : MARC
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Ragout : SALMI
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Spiritual mother : ALMA
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Great Barrier Island : OTEA
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Sirius's master : ORION
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Culloden : MOOR
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Play-it-safe advice on a gridiron : WHENINDOUBTPUNT
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Epsom ___ : SALTS
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Italian saint : NERI
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D or V : DAY
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A C.S.A. state : ALA
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Triton : EFT
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Play the gofer : RUNBACKANDFORTH
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"___ Poetica": Horace : ARS
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Triple this for a film title : TORA
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Agamete : SPORE
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Plans, with "out" : MAPS
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" . . . could ___ lean" : EATNO
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Cinder : SLAG
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Musical gps. : ORCHS
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LBJ's daughter : LUCI
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Sedan season : ETE
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Junior high : SECONDARYSCHOOL
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Fair share : DUE
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Mauve Decade, e.g. : ERA
54
"Star Wars" inits. : SDI
57
Sapins : FIRS
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Masefield's Muse : ERATO
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Overtake and attack, oater style : CUTOFFATTHEPASS
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Turgenev's birthplace : OREL
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Habituate : INURE
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Discordia's Greek counterpart : ERIS
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Guardian's concern : WARD
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Kind of fever : CABIN
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Actress Sofer : RENA
Down
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Fells, with "down" : MOWS
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Baile ___ Cliath (Dublin) : ATHA
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Be giddy : REEL
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J. F. Kennedy was one : CANTAB
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Descendant : SON
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Suffix with tank or dull : ARD
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St. Mark's symbol : LION
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Pout : MOUE
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Acquired via heredity : INBRED
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Elec. unit : AMP
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Stentorian : LOUD
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Opera by Horatio Parker : MONA
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Chichi : ARTY
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Majorca or Mallorca : ISLA
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Spats : TIFFS
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Frenchman's deed : ACTE
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A-one : TOPS
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___ gin fizz : RAMOS
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Arrow poison : URARE
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Org. protecting boys and girls : NSPCC
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Australian tree dweller : KOALA
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Pianist Schnabel : ARTUR
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White House adviser in the 80's : NANCY
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Log-rolling contest : ROLEO
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Toledo deal : TRATO
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"Science of Logic" author : HEGEL
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Wearing wedgies : SHOD
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Seine feeder : OISE
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Rappee : SNUFF
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Godlike : DEIFIC
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Plains Indian : CREE
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Paul Newman role : HARPER
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Harbor vessel : SCOW
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Brain membrane : DURA
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Roman way : ITER
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Punjabi potentate : RANA
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Last of a cigar : STUB
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Swiss river : AARE
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Chinese dynasty : TSIN
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Thessalian peak : OSSA
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___ Harry (Satan) : OLD
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Pod lead-in : TRI
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Its teeth are scarce : HEN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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